Zee Kannada is all set to launch a fresh fiction show, “Puttakkana Makkalu”. It will premiere on the channel from December 13, 2021 and will air every Monday to Friday at 7.30 pm.
Former Minister and National Award-winning actress Umashree is making her comeback to the small screen with this fiction show. She will be seen playing the lead role of the mother of three daughters – Puttakka- in the show.
Based in Devipura in Mandya district, Puttakkana Makkalu follows the hardships of Puttakka. After her husband abandons her for not giving birth to a male child, her life starts revolving around her three daughters - Sahana, Sneha and Suma. All her children are brilliant; however, it is her second daughter - Sneha who aspires to become an IAS officer and return Puttakka’s lost pride. On the other hand, Kanthi is the lead hero of this tale. A local goon, Kanthi, believes blindly in his mother Baddi Bangaramma who is a money lender, he never questions her instructions and facilitates in collecting the money owed.
Along with Umashree, noted actors like Manju Bhashini, Ramesh Pandit, Karthik Mahesh, Hamsa Sarika Raj, Renuka, Guru Hegade, Sunanda Hospet, and other budding actors like Sanjana, Akshara, Shilpa, Nisha, Dhanush, as well as Santhosh and Gajendra, of Comedy Kiladigalu fame, are part of the cast.
Aruru Jagadish of “Jothe Jotheyali’ fame is directing this show, while JS Productions is producing it. The co-producers onboard for the show are Pradeep Ajri and Pareekshit MS, while the story is being developed by the Zee Kannada team and screenplay and dialogues are by Satyaki. The lyrics of the title song of the serial is written by Harshapriya, with music by Poornachandra Tejaswi, and is sung by Panchama Jeeva.